By JUDITH JOFFE-BLOCK As the mother of a District 9 candidate in the supervisor’s race, Clara Quezada knows who is getting her vote. But when it comes to the presidential election, the choice is more complicated. Quezada, who came to this country from Guatemala as a child, hoped to vote for the contender who would grant amnesty for all undocumented...
Though Angela Trujillo has yet to receive a date for her citizenship interview, the legal resident from Colombia is already anxious about the looming test. At least, the 43-year-old house cleaner said, she’ll be taking the old test instead of a redesigned version that will be given to everyone who applied after October 1st. “Its good for me,” she said...
By STEVE SALDIVAR Golden Gate Minutemen gathered on the front lawn of City Hall on a recent morning and demanded that Mayor Gavin Newsom resign for helping San Francisco retain its status as a Sanctuary City.
At just 15 years old, Raul’s world seemed on the verge of collapse. His older brother had died of a brain tumor. His friends were getting caught up in trouble. He knew he would too. To survive, he decided to leave that all behind, and the teenager traveled, alone, from Veracruz, on the Gulf of Mexico, to a place where...
In the Mission, you can be anyone you want--for a price.
How to evade ICE agents.
Produced By MADELEINE BAIR For years San Francisco welcomed undocumented immigrants, but now it's having second thoughts.
By JUDITH JOFFE-BLOCK U.S. job prospects for immigrants decline, but remain better than those at home.
In this city, nothing can be said to be certain except protests and taxes.
Goodbye Suriya, hello McSweeney's sale!
Nonbinding resolution passes with veto-proof vote. By SHIKIRI HIGHTOWER
Esther Gress is a domestic worker. Mission Loc@l followed her for a day. By STEFANIA ROUSSELLE
No longer criminalized on the books, homosexuals in Latin America still encounter homophobia at home. By MADELEINE BAIR
New Art Exhibition follows 20 years of immigration law in San Francisco. By AMANDA MARTINEZ
The construction boom's end means immigrant workers have less money to eat out and taquerias need anglos to survive. By BETTY BASTIDAS